Frost.com - Sensors and Instrumentation Research http://www.frost.com/c/10463/home.do http://www.frost.com/c/10463/home.do - Sensors and Instrumentation Research Frost & Sullivan Advancements in Electronic Skin, Electronic Nose, Smart Sensors, Mobile Sensors, and Temperature Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-54-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-54-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE covers recent developments in electronic skin, electronic nose, smart sensors, mobile sensors, and temperature sensors. A graphene-based electronic tattoo for healthcare applications, an artificial intelligence-based electronic nose for gas detection, smart sensors for building automation, mobile sensors for enhancing workplace productivity, and a novel temperature sensor for powerline monitoring have been profiled. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing. Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz). The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones. Keywords: Electronic skin, electronic nose, smart sensor, mobile sensor, temperature sensor, wearable sensor, gas detection, building automation Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Factors Impacting the Calibration Services Market http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297802722 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297802722 The calibration and repair services market is anticipated to reach $7.5 billion by 2022, driven by increased quality awareness, adoption of metrology in manufacturing process and strict regulations. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Industry 4.0 Impact in Semiconductor and Sensors Market http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297802799 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297802799 Industry 4.0 or smart factory implies that industrial machinery will have smart product processing capability and also communicate with the machinery without human aid by bridging the physical and virtual worlds. Industry 4.0 will have major implications for the semiconductor and sensor market, Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Fluorescent Sensors, Infrared Spectrometric Sensors, Biosensors, and Artificial Intelligence-enhanced Sensing http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-53-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-53-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE pinpoints key developments in fluorescent sensors for detecting protein stress on cells; sensors for higher resolution surface-enhanced infrared absorption (SEIRA) spectroscopy; miniaturized, cost-effective MEMS Fabry-Perot infrared spectral sensors; sweat biosensors; and artificial intelligence-enhanced sensors for tracking in commercial buildings. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing. Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz). The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones. Keywords: Fluorescent sensors, infrared spectroscopy, infrared spectral sensors, MEMS, Fabry-Perot sensors, artificial intelligence sensors, commercial buildings, drug testing Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Triboelectric Nanogenerator Sensors, Smart Sensors, Networked Sensors, Virtual Sensors, and LiDAR http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-52-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-52-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE highlights innovations in triboelectric nanogenerator sensors for touchless interaction; sensor, wireless sensor nodes for environmental monitoring; real-time moisture monitoring; virtual sensors for engine monitoring; and frequency-modulated continuous-wave LiDAR sensors. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing. Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz). The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones. Keywords: LiDAR, triboelectric nanogenerators, wireless sensors, smart sensors, sensor nodes, moisture monitoring, engine combustion, engine emissions Fri, 4 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Nanosensors, Chemical Sensors, Sweat Sensors, Radar Sensing, and Smart Gloves http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-51-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-51-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE highlights innovations in chemical/gas nanosensors, electrochemical sweat sensors, radar sensing using metamaterials that eliminate the need for phase shifters, and smart gloves with position and movement sensors. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing. Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz). The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones. Keywords: Chemical sensors, gas sensors, carbon monoxide detection, nanosensors, alkaline batteries, graphite sensors, metamaterials, sweat sensors, smart glove Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Assessment of Consumer Electronics and Appliances in India http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297748284 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297748284 Frost & Sullivan is a Global Growth Partnership Company dedicated toward facilitating the growth aspirations of our clients across the world for more than 55 years now. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Online Retailing: The Next Digital Revolution http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297750301 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297750301 This document highlights the increase in penetration of online retailing in Middle East with main focus on electronics online retailing Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Wearable Sensors, Skin Sensors, E-nose Sensors, Biosensors, and Environmental Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-50-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-50-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles innovations, developments, and opportunities in wearable sensors for sign language communication via hand gestures, E-skin sensors for health monitoring, E-nose alcohol detection sensors, biosensors for detection and taste and scents, and handheld indoor air quality sensors. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing. Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz). The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones. Keywords: Wearable sensors, piezoresistive sensors, gesture recognition sensors, electronic nose, alcohol detection, biosensors, bioassay, olfactory detection, taste sensor Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The Integration of Biometrics and Artificial Intelligence Promises Improved Security http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297728896 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297728896 Various physical and behavioral biometric technologies such as fingerprint, facial recognition, voice identification and so forth have significantly raised the level of security. Government and commercial segments have embraced the technologies and won customer satisfaction largely. Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Ultrasound Sensors, Vibration Sensors, Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors, and Self-powered Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-4F-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-4F-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE depicts key advancements and developments in nanocomposite ultrasound sensors, wireless vibration sensors, surface acoustic wave sensors for monitoring disinfection byproducts in water, Wi-Fi powered climate sensors, and autonomous sensors for carbon dioxide detection. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing. Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz). The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones. Keywords: Nanocomposite sensors, ultrasound sensors, structural monitoring, wireless sensors, smart sensors, vibration sensors, MEMS sensors, surface acoustic wave sensors, self-powered sensors, autonomous sensors, Wi-Fi, radio frequency, carbon dioxide sensors Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Adoption of Biometrics In the Automotive Industry http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297717841 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297717841 The integration of biometric technology with the automotive sector is popularly termed as automotive biometrics. It focuses on various segments including vehicular access ignition switch, vehicle immobilizer, rationalization, and health monitoring. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Growth Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific Wireless Sensors Market, Forecast to 2021 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P95A-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P95A-01-00-00-00 The study aims to analyze and forecast the wireless sensors market in Asia-Pacific (APAC). The wireless sensors market is expected to exhibit strong growth in the region owing to steady FDI inflows and favorable government policies. Worth $502.2 million in 2016, revenues are expected to reach $1018.0 million in 2021 as the market grows at a steady CAGR of 15.2%, with growth rates and revenues varying across product segments, end-user verticals, and geographic regions. The research service discusses various market dynamics, drivers, and restraints impacting the market in Asia-Pacific and also provides information on key end users such as healthcare and industrial automation and opportunities in these industries. The study also provides insights into the distribution structure in addition to market growth analysis. Booming economies such as India, Vietnam, the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia are all expected to attract investments across major industries and be at the forefront of adopting wireless sensors. The study also includes a Mega Trends section which discusses the impact of select criteria on the market over a long term. Growth opportunities and actions to capitalize on them have also been included in the study. Key Target Audience Manufacturers and distributors of wireless sensors looking to invest in Asia-Pacific or are already prevalent in the region Wireless sensors manufacturers and distributors, global or local, looking to target key growth industries in the APAC region for new projects End users in building automation, healthcare, industrial automation, semiconductors & electronics, smart energy & power, water & wastewater industries, etc. looking to invest in the region and looking for wireless sensor providers Research Scope Market size, forecasts, and trends for the study period 2015-2021 Regional trends: Prominent and developing markets [Southeast Asia and Australia-New Zealand; North Asia (Japan, Taiwan, South Korea); China; and India] Key market participant insights (Market share, product innovations, competitive environment and factors) Mega Trends influencing the market opportunities for wireless sensor companies Growth opportunities across the market that influence adoption of wireless sensors Analysis of product segments Analysis of end-user applications such as building automation, healthcare, industrial automation, semiconductors & electronics, smart energy & power, water & wastewater, etc. The study also offers distribution channel analyses and sheds light on some of the key initiatives by competitors such as Honeywell Sensing and Control, NXP Semiconductors, Emerson Process Management, GE, Texas Instruments, etc. Key Questions The Study Will Answer Is the market growing, how long will it continue to grow, and at what rate? Which are the key product segments in the market and what applications are they used for? What are the main competitive factors of the participants in the market and how is the competitive landscape? How will the structure of the market change with time? What are the key growth opportunities for the market participants and how can they be addressed? Which end-user industries offer high growth potential? Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Ultrasonic Sensors, Medical Diagnostic Sensors, Bioinspired Sensors, and Temperature Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-4E-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-4E-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE profiles innovations in ultra-low power ultrasonic fingerprint sensors, ultrasonic sensors for object detection and collision avoidance; non-invasive sensors for glucose detection or other medical diagnostics applications; bioinspired sensors for such applications as motion sensing or gesture control; and extremely low-power temperature sensors. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing. Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz). The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones. Keywords: Ultrasonic sensors, object detection, collision avoidance, temperature sensors, fingerprint sensors, wearables, glucose detection, bioinspired sensors, vision sensing, motion sensors, touch sensors, gesture control Fri, 7 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in 3D Sensors, Carbon dioxide Sensors, Smart Beacons, Lidar, Biosensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-4D-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-4D-00-00 This issue of Sensor TechVision TOE highlights advancements in 3D vision sensors for improved imaging and inspection of items, smart beacons equipped with sensors for the Internet of Things that can cover a very wide area, energy-efficient and high-speed carbon dioxide sensors, Lidar sensors with the ability to see through obstacles such as floliage, and biosensors for efficient pathogen detection. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing. Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz). The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones. Keywords: 3D vision sensors, carbon dioxide sensors, LEDs, Lidar, sensor beacons, biosensors Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Touch Sensors, Image Sensors, Printed Sensors, Magnetic Sensors, and Batteryless Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-4C-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D727-00-4C-00-00 This issue of the Sensor TOE profiles developments in optical touch sensors that provide a proximity-based solution for any surface or even in mid-air; image sensors that use a convolutional neural network processor (CNNP) and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for face recognition; printed sensors, based on the interaction of electric fields with metallic conductors, for tire tread monitoring; smart vehicle parking systems that use magneto-inductive magnetic sensors; batteryless, wireless passive RFID tags and sensors for IoT applications. Sensor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global sensor-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Innovations are directed toward developing smart and intelligent sensors with functionalities beyond sensing. Research focus areas include: low power sensors (energy harvesting), industrial automation sensors (M2M, vision sensor), ubiquitous sensor (WSN, sensor fusion), smart sensors (wearables, quantified self), high sensitivity and smaller size (MEMS, nanosensors), and improved security (CBRNE, terahertz). The need for low power, smaller, lighter sensors with enhanced performance attributes and minimal false alarms is driving innovations in the sensors space. The Sensors and Instrumentation cluster covers innovations pertaining to technologies such as wireless sensors and networks, energy harvesting, haptics and touch, MEMS and nanosensors, Terahertz, ubiquitous/smart sensors, CBRNE, quantified-self, sensor fusion, M2M communications, and drones. Keywords: Touch sensors, image sensors, proximity detection, gesture recognition, face recognition, artificial intelligence, printed sensors, tire monitoring, magnetic sensors, parking sensors, wireless sensors, batteryless sensors, passive sensors, RFID Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100